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Couple cleared of rape charge

A Delhi court has said that in Indian society, no woman would allow her husband to rape another girl in her presence, while acquitting a couple of rape and abetment charges and terming the girl’s complaint as “improbable”.

delhi Updated: Feb 16, 2009 13:20 IST

A Delhi court has said that in Indian society, no woman would allow her husband to rape another girl in her presence, while acquitting a couple of rape and abetment charges and terming the girl’s complaint as “improbable”.

Salim and Saira Bano , from a northeast Delhi locality, were arrested in June 2006 after their neighbour alleged that she had been kidnapped by the couple and raped by the husband in connivance with his wife between June 17-19 that year. But additional sessions judge Surinder Kumar Mishra acquitted the couple of charges of kidnapping, rape, abetment and criminal